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When I try to embed an Excel spreadsheeet in a Word document by clicking Insert → Table, "Excel Spreadsheet", a spreadsheet does not appear. Instead { EMBED Excel.Sheet.12 } appears and Excel opens.

How do I fix this? I have had it appear in the document before and I was able to work on the spreadsheet right there and when I was done I could just click outside of spreadsheet but on the Word document and my spreasheet would be part of the document. It was really easy. I must have clicked on something along way.

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Just press Alt+F9 to toggle Field Codes, that'll fix it.

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